Bulleit Sessions

Steam Into Caledonia

It’s not everyday you can be blown away live by Hendrix’s mentor then ACTUALLY get to jam with him. Well premium Bourbon brand Bulleit is winging this once in a lifetime chance to your own strumming fingers as Guitar Shorty, the living legend of Electric Blues, launches this new series of live events alongside local psychedelic troopers The Aliens and art-pop troubadours FOUND – then invites fans to duel with his dazzling skills live. The Electric Blues first emerged as a fullyfledged scene in the mid-1940s, with the initial wave of U.S. Electric Blues musicians influencing the likes of Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac, as well as inspiring the music and performance of rock legends such as Hendrix (Shorty married his sister) and The Rolling Stones.

Two days after the first event, Guitar Shorty will be inviting Glasgow musicians to bring their guitar to take part in a ‘jam-along’ with him at Merchant Square called ‘Bulleit Jamming’ – a rare opportunity for guitar aficionados to join musical forces with a renowned artist. Later in the year Bulleit catches up with more of FOUND’S Fence Collective brethren in a unique event at the inimitable Caves venue in Edinburgh at Fence Club; a semi-regular event that showcases the range of styles from the Fife-based musos, and plays host to performances from friends the Fence Collective have made on their travels.

Bulleit Sessions runs from 8pm until 3am, costing £5. Bulleit Jamming takes place on Saturday 12th April at 3pm, Merchant Square, Glasgow.

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